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Holiday Cocktail Class with The Liquid Muse

Holiday Cocktail Class with The Liquid Muse New

Must be 21 years old to take this class.

If you love holiday entertaining – or simply love cocktails – this class is a MUST! Join mixology author / educator, Natalie Bovis (aka: The Liquid Muse) for an informative and entertaining hands-on cocktail class just in time for all the big parties.

After just one class, students leave with a solid understand of how spirits are made, some cocktail history, the proper techniques to mix drinks, and classic cocktail knowledge so attendees can create their own signature drinks for the holiday season, and beyond.

This 2-hour class will feature four holiday themed cocktails. Students take turns “playing bartender” in small groups… then sampling their work! Drinks include:

  • Sparkling Pomegranate Snowflake (a holiday version of the classic champagne cocktail)
  • Reindeer Punch (learn the 5 elements of classic punch – ideal for groups!)
  • Mrs. Claus Cocktail (a delightful celebratory drink for festivities)
  • Dark & Starry Night (something to sip by a roaring fire)
Attendees will get to work with a variety of spirits, shake, muddle, stir and garnish cocktails delicious enough to rival anything in high end restaurants and bars.

Bar tools, all ingredients and glassware will be provide in class. Students take home handouts with the recipes and skills to “raise the bar” for holiday home entertaining!

Natalie Bovis is a culinary entrepreneur who has authored several cocktail books, co-created a line of organic liqueurs, and founded the annual, multi-day NM Cocktails & Culture Culinary Festival. She’s been named one of “Four Women Leading the Liquor Industry,” “100 Trailblazing Women in Hospitality,” and “Local Hero in Mixology.” She’s been a national spokesperson for multiple beverage brands, judged cocktail competitions around the world, and mixed cocktails on dozens of TV shows, from coast to coast. More at: TheLiquidMuse.com

Southwest Culinary Boot Camp

Southwest Culinary Boot Camp

Join us for an intensive 3-day cooking program we call the Southwest Culinary Boot Camp! This program is three full days gaining insight into the intricacies, tips and history of Southwestern food that make it so unique. We will cover material from knife skills, flavor labs, cooking techniques, ingredients and historical building blocks of the food. We will meet some of Santa Fe's top chefs who will share their thoughts on important cooking techniques. This is HANDS-ON and very interactive with each day ending with a meal. The class culminates in a final exam where you will design and prepare a final meal for some Santa Fe's best palates!

Upcoming Bootcamp is November 5th-7th, 2019.

Please call Nicole at 1-800-982-4688 to obtain more information about this special 3-day excursion into Southwestern cuisine.

$1325.00 See Dates and Register

Modern Southwestern Thanksgiving

Come get some new ideas for your Thanksgiving feast this year! Parsnip Whipped Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts with Butternut Squash, Chile Pecans, Cranberries and Maple Syrup, Green Chile Cornbread, Turkey Roulade with Mushroom Stuffing and Basted with Chipotle, Honey and Orange and Pumpkin Flan. This is a 3-hour demonstration-style class that includes a full lunch.


Modern Southwestern Christmas

Christmas is one of the most festive times in Santa Fe! Come get ready to serve a modern Southwest holiday feast for your upcoming season.

Menu includes: Sweet Potato Mash, Green Beans with Almonds, Golden Raisins and Shallots, Corn Meal Biscuits with Chipotle and Cheddar, Sliced Beef Tenderloin Rubbed with Red Chile, Cinnamon and Coffee with Mushroom Pan Sauce and Eggnog Flan

This is a 3-hour long, demonstration style class including a full meal.

Book Signing

Book Signing

A. Join Santa Fe Writer and radio host Cheryl Alters Jamison for a book signing with Lisa and Tom Perini at the Santa Fe School of Cooking on November 30 from 2-5pm.

This is a Free event, registration is not needed.

Traditional New Mexican Christmas

Come learn how we do the holidays in New Mexico! Shredded Pork Tamales and Poblano & Corn Tamales both served with Red Chile Sauce, Hearty Holiday Posole with Green Chile Sauce, Calabacitas and our famous official state cookie, Bizcochitos. This is a 3-hour demonstration-style class that includes a full lunch.